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About App

The Oxford Dictionary of English is here boasting an even greater catalog of words and senses, thanks to the latest 2020 Oxford University Press update.

WHAT MAKES OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH BETTER THAN OTHER DICTIONARIES?

• NEW! Stay up-to-date with the very latest words and expressions, brought to you by the most recent 2018 database update by the Oxford University Press.
• The very latest vocabulary, with over 350,000 words, phrases and meanings
• With tens of thousands of regionally specific entries The Oxford Dictionary of English reflects the unique richness and global adaptability of English.
• Have the strength of The Oxford English Corpus' research excellence at your fingertips.
• 75,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, including those with varying pronunciations (Premium only)
• With a convenient Home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right into the intricacies of English faster and easier than ever!
• Translate words while using other apps with our Tap to Translate feature.
• Learn and translate in style with one of four beautiful themes.

The Oxford Dictionary of English is the mobile app based on the original title by Oxford University Press and widely accepted as one of the highest authorities in the study of English with more than 150 years of research behind it. Regarded as one of the flagship products in MobiSystems' large catalog of dictionaries the app features advanced search and language tools designed by a developer vastly experienced in the creation of dictionaries and learning tools.

The Oxford Dictionary of English is tailored to professionals, students, and academics alike, as well as anyone else who needs a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of current English at work or at home.

SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.

Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience, the dictionary combines several search tools to match or suggest what you are looking for, including:
• Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
• Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
• Looking for a specific word but don't know how it's spelled? We've got you covered with our automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
• Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds
• Use our Voice search when you don't know how an entry is spelled
• Tap to Translate entries in other apps.
• Share word definitions via installed apps on your device

LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.

• Designed to give you the freedom to structure your studies the way you see fit the Favorites option allows you to create custom folders with lists of words from the vast library of entries
• Convenient Recent list to easily review looked-up words
• Learn a new word every day with our Word of the day feature
• Home screen widget providing random words at a glance

Get even more with PREMIUM:

• Audio pronunciation - Learn words faster by listening to how they're pronounced
• Offline mode - No WiFi, no problem. Save words on your device to be viewed without the need of an internet connection
• Priority support - Get expedited support for any app-related issues
• No ads - no more in-app advertisements

About App

READ ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

On the bus, on your break, in your bed—never be without a book. Built for book lovers, the Kindle app puts millions of eBooks, including textbooks and comics in English and a number of Indian languages at your fingertips.

FIND YOUR NEXT GREAT READ

-Find your next great read with Kindle. Choose from over seven million Kindle eBooks, comics and more and start reading in seconds. Explore notable new releases, Amazon best reads, best sellers and titles across genres like romance, science fiction, children’s eBooks, self-development, religion, non-fiction and more—and also try any eBook before you buy, with a free sample.
-Kindle Unlimited members can enjoy unlimited reading with the freedom to explore millions of eBooks, comics and more. Terms and conditions apply.
-Read as much as you want from hundreds of eBooks, comics and more with Prime Reading. Included at no additional cost with Amazon Prime membership.
-Read eBooks in 5 Indian languages. Pick from a range of bestselling books in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Malayalam and Gujarati by top Indian authors. Read classics, translations and bestsellers in these Indian languages.
-Choose from a wide range of etextbooks and exam preparation eBooks for your academic needs
-Read books by your favourite Indian and International authors. Works of Chetan Bhagat, Amish, Dan Brown, Jeffery Archer and other popular authors to pick your next read from.

GO BEYOND PAPER

Turn your smartphone or tablet into a book with the free Kindle app—so you can read anytime, anywhere. Explore these reading features in the Kindle app:

- Read your way. Customize your text size, font type, margins, text alignment, and orientation (portrait or landscape)—and choose whether to turn pages from left to right or continuously scroll. Read comfortably day and night with adjustable brightness and background colors. Go to the Aa menu in your book to get started.

- Look up words, people, and places while you read. Breeze through words you don’t know and characters you can’t remember with the built-in dictionary, X-Ray, Wikipedia lookup, instant translations, and search within your book. Simply tap and hold a word to view its definition, or use the Google and Wikipedia links to get more information.

- Track your reading progress. See what percentage of the book you’ve read, real page numbers (for most top titles), and how much time you have left in the chapter or book based on your actual reading speed.

- Bookmark places you want to revisit, highlights and take notes throughout your book. Open My Notebook to see all your notes in the same place.

- Hop, skim, and jump with Page Flip. Flip between pages or get a bird’s-eye view of your book with Page Flip—don’t worry, we’ll save your place.

- Zoom in on high-definition color images in eBooks, comics and more

- Sync your eBooks across devices. When you’re reading a book, the Kindle app will automatically sync where you left off—along with any bookmarks, highlights, or notes—so you can start reading on one device and pick up where you left off on another.

About App

PDF Reader is one of the best reading tools. It can help you to easily manage, and open all the ebooks on your phone.
Supports ebook formats: PDF, DjVU, XPS (OpenXPS), FictionBook (fb2 and fb2.zip), Comics Book formats (cbr and cbz), plus - starting with version 2.0 - EPUB and RTF.

Key features:

* Pages or scroll view. Page flipping animation.
* Table of contents, bookmarks, text search.
* Bookmarks on text fragments (comments or corrections) - useful for proof reading.
* Export of bookmarks to text file.
* Built-in file browser, quick recent books access.
* Online catalogs (OPDS) support.
* LitRes online book store support.
* Text to Speech (TTS) support.
* Hyphenation dictionaries;
* Most complete FB2 format support: styles, tables, footnotes.
* Additional fonts support (place .ttf to /sdcard/fonts/)
* Support for Chinese, Japanese, Korean languages; autodetection of TXT file encoding (GBK, Shift_JIS, BIG5, EUC_KR).
* Day and night profiles (two sets of colors, background, backlight levels).
* Brightness adjustments by flick on left edge of screen.
* Background texture (stretched or tiled) or solid color.
* Paperbook-like page turning animation or "sliding page" animation.
* Dictionary support (ColorDict, GoldenDict, Fora Dictionary, Aard Dictionary).
* Customizable tap zone and key actions.
* Autoscroll (automatic page flipping) - start using menu/goto/autoscroll or assign action Autoscroll on key or tap zone; Change speed using volume keys or bottom-right and bottom-left tap zones; stop - tap any other tap zone or key.
* Can read books from zip archives.
* Automatic reformatting of .txt files (autodetect headings etc.)
* Styles can be customised in wide range using external CSS.
* Select text using double tap (optional).

Disclaimer:

This app is base on EbookDroid code, and licensed under the GNU General Public License.

EbookDroid code: 

GNU General Public License: